Blood test can predict heart attacks years in advance
A team in America have adapted a test normally used to establish if someone if having a heart attack to predict one years in advance.
Blood test can predict heart attacks years in advance
Avoid the post-exercise sauna
For some people there is nothing more relaxing than a hot sauna after lifting weights, but some new research coming out of the University of Montana is suggesting that this may not be the best time for it.
‘Stress’ Protein Could Halt Aging Process, Say Scientists
HSP10 (Heat Shock Protein), helps monitor and organise protein interactions in the body, and responds to environmental stresses, such as exercise and infection, by increasing its production inside cells. Researchers at Liverpool, in collaboration with colleagues at the University of California, found that excessive amounts of HSP10 inside mitochondria — ‘organs’ that act as energy generators in cells — can halt the body’s aging process by preserving muscle strength.
Lack of Sleep Negatively Impacts Glucose Metabolism
I’m pretty sure you’re well aware of the importance of a good nights sleep with regards to in-gym performance and post-gym recovery, but it also plays a huge role in body composition. In fact, some brand new research from the Leiden University Medical Center in Holland has suggested that just one night of bad sleep can upset insulin sensitivity even in otherwise healthy subjects.
Low levels of vitamin D make asthma worse
Asthmatics with low levels of vitamin D may suffer more severely from the disease than patients with sufficient levels of the vitamin, according to a study conducted by researchers from National Jewish Health in Denver and published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.
Anti-Aging Supplements May Be Best Taken Not Too Late in Life
Anti-aging supplements made up of mixtures might be better than single compounds at preventing decline in physical function, according to researchers at the University of Florida’s Institute on Aging. In addition, it appears that such so-called neutraceuticals should be taken before very old age for benefits such as improvement in physical function.
Study Reveals Long-term Advantages of Fast Initial Weight Loss
If you thought the best way to lose and maintain weight was the slow and steady approach, think again. A new study by Lisa Nackers and colleagues, from the University of Florida in the US, suggests that the key to long-term weight loss and maintenance is to lose weight quickly, not gradually, in the initial stages of obesity treatment.
Brief Exercise Reduces Impact of Stress on Cell Aging, Study Shows
Exercise can buffer the effects of stress-induced cell aging, according to new research from UCSF that revealed actual benefits of physical activity at the cellular level.
Learn how to keep your joints healthy and strong for many years.
We always lift weights thus placing a stress on our tendons and connective tissues. In case when we get enough time to rest tissues heals and become stronger to be able to support stress next time. In event of not getting enough rest the risk of trauma is unavoidable and if you don’t pay attention to this problem things may worsen. One of the problems some bodybuilders, weightlifters and other sportsmen may get is Tendonitis
There are actually two types of cholesterol, which is not a known fact for people who misconstrue it as something bad. HDL is the name of the good cholesterol, while the bad one is called LDL. A bloodstream with too much LDL will result in plaques in the arteries. Over time, blood will have a difficult time travelling your arteries because the opening becomes narrow thanks to the amount of bad cholesterol in it.How I Learned to Lower Cholesterol Through Diet in 1 Hour Read More
March 25, 2010 Supplements can help reduce high cholesterol. A new report from ConsumerLab.com reviewed the evidence behind each of the popular cholesterol-lowering ingredients out there. They provided test results …Most Cholesterol-Lowering Supplements Pass Tests Read More
Most people imagine strength trainers to be muscle-bound, lacking in mobility and graceful posture. Indeed, many strength trainers who neglect to stretch do fit that image. Stretching is highly beneficial for anyone involved in strength training. Not only does it provide numerous health benefits but it can also enhance your muscle size and shape.Bodybuilding Stretching Exercises for Strength Training Read More
Before you turn the page because you think this type of stack is only for those “old” guys who read m&f, consider this: Heavy lifting has been shown to initiate inflammatory processes that not only cause destruction of joint cartilage but also inhibit its rebuilding. So even if your joints move like well-oiled machines today, too much heavy lifting could make you move like the Tin Man well before old age sets in.Joint Juice Read More
By Shanna Ohmes Cod liver oil, the very name may bring horrid memories of your own childhood. Or you may remember pictures of young children holding their noses while being …Health Benefits of Cod Liver Oil Read More
Many people think that going to the gym is all about muscles, however this is not true and in this article we will analyse why and what are other bodybuilding …Bodybuilding is more than just muscles. Read More
If you’re training hard, you should be drinking plenty of water. On average, a person should consume at least 128 ounces of water per day. So, we felt it was …Are you drinking dirty water? Read More